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Hybrid Treatment Hunts Down and Kills Leukemia Cells

Researchers at UC Davis and Ionis Pharmaceuticals have developed a hybrid treatment that harnesses a monoclonal antibody to deliver antisense DNA to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells and that may lead to less toxic treatments for the disease.
28-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Miglioretti Awarded $7.5 Million to Evaluate Supplemental Breast Imaging

Diana Miglioretti, UC Davis dean’s professor of biostatistics and an internationally recognized breast cancer screening expert, has received $7.5 million to determine the effectiveness of two supplemental breast screening and diagnostic workup...
25-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Supplement Boosts Kidney Cancer Therapy

Researchers at UC Davis have shown that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a fatty acid commonly found in fish and fish oil supplements, reduces renal cell carcinoma invasiveness, growth rate, and blood vessel growth when combined with the anti-cancer...
2-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Targeted Hepatitis B Virus Screening Effective in Addressing Infection, Liver Disease Risk

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A community-based hepatitis B virus screening effort led by UC Davis researchers found that targeted outreach to Asian American populations can identify groups at high risk for infection and direct them to appropriate follow-up care to help prevent...
2-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Radiation Improves Survival in Older Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcomas

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UC Davis researchers have shown that radiation therapy following surgery benefits older patients more than their younger counterparts, a surprising finding that could change the way some patients are treated for soft tissue sarcomas (STS). Also, the...
11-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

"Coloring Therapy" Helps Ease Patients' Stress

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Coloring provides a quiet respite at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.
15-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Young, Poor African Americans and Hispanics Have Harder Time Beating Hodgkin Lymphoma

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African American and Hispanic adolescents and young adults fare far worse than their white counterparts when faced with a mostly curable type of cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma, a study by a UC Davis epidemiologist has found
29-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Making a Safe Procedure Even Safer

In a comprehensive modeling study, researchers from UC Davis and other institutions have found that breast cancer screening with digital mammography poses only a small risk of radiation-induced breast cancer for most women. However, the research...
6-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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